Police arrest Las Vegas man attempting to rob local fuel station

A Las Vegas man was arrested Monday morning after police said he threatened to kill a cashier while trying to rob the McStop Circle K store at 2624 S. First St.

Larry Huddson 61, was arrested by Tucumcari Police Cpl. Clay Huffman, Patrolman Dustin Lopez, said Chief Jason Braziel.

Braziel said Huddson entered the store to withdraw cash from an ATM. He said Huddson was unable to withdraw money and became agitated.

Braziel said Huddson demanded money from the cashier, threatening their life if he did not comply. He said the cashier stepped away from the counter and dialed 911.

Huddson remained in the store, he was not armed with a weapon and upon the officers arrival he began to resist arrest, said Deputy Chief Peter Rivera.

Rivera said Huddson was booked in to the Quay County Detention Center were he is currently being held in lieu of $11,000 cash bond.

Braziel said Huddson faces a felony charge of robbery and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer.

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